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Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hofman
Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hofman
TitleBennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hofman
DescriptionMr. and Mrs. Hofman, friends who were playing bridge with the Bennetts when Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over the bridge game. Mrs. Bennett was acquitted.

Photo appeared in the "Kansas City Journal-Post," Thursday, February 26, 1931.
Dateunknown
Photographerunknown
Item TypeGlass negative, b/w, 4 x 5 in.
CollectionZeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives (P29)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36855
LocationP29, Box 1, Folder 38, #14
See AlsoMVSC Compilation: Bennett Bridge Game Murder
"The Devil's Tickets," Gary M. Pomerantz [MVSC BROWSING 364.152 P78D].
SubjectJudicial proceedings
Courtrooms
Bridge (Game)
Local SubjectBennett, John G.
Bennett, Myrtle
Murders
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10015720
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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